37 Items to Shop This Summer If You Have $25, $50, or $100 to Spend

Judith Jones

If you’re lusting after a cool and trendy summer wardrobe but you’re on a major budget (like me!) then this one's for you, friends. Throughout the years, I’ve become quite the pro at refreshing my seasonal wardrobe for less—and this summer I’ve been on a quest to find the coolest pieces to breathe new life into my outfits without spending my entire paycheck. Nine hours and thirty-seven tabs later, and I’ve unearthed some brilliant and budget-friendly gems that will keep you looking chic and altogether on-trend all season long. So whether you have $25 or $100 to spend, below you’ll find everything from a cool beaded anklet to a pretty puff-sleeve dress, and oh-so sleek sandals to satisfy your sartorial itch this season.

If you have up to $25 to spend

H&M Ribbed Tank Top ($13)

If there's one item you'll use on repeat this summer, it's a white ribbed tank top.

& Other Stories Twisted Sphere Hoop Earrings ($25)

These look way more expensive than their price tag.

H&M Slides ($18)

Chic and versatile.

H&M Cotton Paper-Bag Shorts ($13)

I personally wear these all the time and they're super flattering.

H&M Bucket Hat ($13)

Bold bucket hats are all over our feeds right now.

Madewell Whisper Cotton Ribbed Crewneck T-Shirt ($20)

A Who What Wear best-seller.

Floerns Floral Print High Waist Biker Shorts Leggings ($13)

Ok, how fun are these? Pair with the oversize white tee above.

Zaful Mini Dress Spaghetti Strap Dress ($22)


Turelifes Straw Bucket Bag ($19)

You can't get through summer without a cool straw bag.

H&M Cotton Shirt ($13)

A yellow linen button-down is the perfect light summer layer over tank tops and bikinis.

Starain Small Bead Anklets ($9)

All the fashion girls are wearing fun crafty jewelry this summer.

H&M Scarf ($10)

A headscarf is the It accessory of summer 2020.

If you have up to $50 to spend

Madewell Shirred Drawstring Tank Top in Bright Buds ($39)

Snap this up while it's still on sale.

& Other Stories Organic Pearl Bead Necklace ($39)

We're swooning over this chunky pearl necklace.

Mango Heel Leather Sandals ($46)

These look so luxe.

Topshop One-Piece Square Neck Swimsuit ($40)

This is officially getting us in the summertime spirit.

Madewell The Mom Jean Shorts in Tile White ($40)

These white denim shorts are selling out fast.

Birkenstock Essentials Arizona Waterproof Slide Sandal ($45)

All the cool girls are wearing Birks this season—this waterproof pair is perfect for the pool.

H&M Puff-Sleeved Cotton Dress ($35)

Such a charming silhouette.

Steve Madden Kimmie Flatform Sandal ($42)

Style with the dress above.

& Other Stories Two Pack Rings ($39)

A modern, bold ring will elevate every outfit.

Superdown Gabbie Ruched Top ($50)

Milkmaid-style tops are having a major moment.

Eliou Thao Bracelet ($53)

A little over 50 but so worth it.

JW Pei Gabbi Bag - Ivory ($49)

Ruching at its finest.

If you have up to $100 to spend

& Other Stories Frayed Hem Fitted Denim Shorts ($59)

Style these high-waisted cut-offs with literally everything in your wardrobe.

Puma Future Rider Stream on Sneakers ($80)

Time for a summer sneaker update.

Madewell Button-Front Short-Sleeve Tiered Mini Dress ($90)

Easy and effortless.

Astr the Label Mason Top ($78)

Smocked details continue to reign supreme.

Topshop Clean Crepe Shorts ($55)

Relaxed, tailored shorts are high up on our summer wish list.

Violeta by Mango Flowy Printed Dress ($80)

Just add a basket bag and espadrilles.

Urban Outfitters gif Mini Dress ($54)

We love the gathered neckline.

Shashi Captain Necklace ($78)

Pearls and chain links make for one chic statement necklace.

Faithfull the Brand Charlita Tie-Dyed Linen Shirt ($85)

We're 100% here for camp shirts this season.

Teva Flatform Universal Teva Sandals ($65)

Comfortable and cool.

Urban Outfitters Angel Prairie Mini Frock Dress ($79)

Lean into the cottagecore trend.

Reebok Club C 85 Classic Lace Up Sneakers ($70)

Guaranteed you'll wear these retro classics on repeat.

Madewell Second Wave Structured One Piece Swimsuit ($70)

You can never go wrong with a classic black one-piece.

Up next, I found every cool-girl accessory trend on a super-slim budget.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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